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Permanent cameras, license plate readers will be watching you on Goethals Bridge

Big Brother is watching you…as you drive to Staten Island. The Port Authority has installed permanent license plate readers on the Goethals Bridge, which connects Elizabeth, New Jersey, with New York’s southernmost borough. The department plans to install 24 more license plate readers at the Bayonne Bridge and Outerbridge intersections, which officials say will help […]

TJ Maxx, Marshalls employees to wear body cameras to curb thefts

Employees at TJ Maxx and Marshalls will be issued body cameras in an effort to curb the record-breaking theft cases facing many US retailers. TJX Companies, which also owns Sierra and Home Estate, began testing body cameras in some stores this year “to de-escalate incidents, deter crime and show our associates and customers that we […]

New York City prisons will halt use of body cameras after device caught fire

The New York City Department of Corrections announced Sunday that it is temporarily suspending the use of body-worn cameras by its staff after one of them caught fire while in use last week. The department said Friday that an officer required treatment for burns and smoke inhalation after his body camera ignited without warning while […]

Creeps are hiding cameras in dressing rooms, bathrooms and worse

Stories like this make my blood boil. A creepy man was caught pulling up women’s skirts and taking pictures at a Target store. He would like to give a big shout out to the woman who approached him and took the photo. We’re giving away a $799 iPhone 15. Try our free daily newsletter to […]

Perv hid cameras in ladies room of public park: feds

Federal authorities say an upstate man secretly recorded women and girls using the restroom at a Putnam County park where he worked for 20 years. John Towers, 54, of Mahopac, allegedly installed a hidden camera in a women’s restroom at a park that authorities declined to identify and recorded various stages of undressing women and […]